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Montague Kobbé: The Making of On the Way Back

To celebrate the upcoming release of On the Way Back by Montague Kobbé, we’re pleased to feature a statement from the author on the lifetime of inspiration that led up to the author’s hilarious new novel.

Garfield Ellis: On Writing The Angels’ Share

To celebrate the release of The Angels’ Share — the latest from acclaimed author Garfield Ellis — we’re pleased to feature a statement from the author on how his fascination with regret formed the core of his novel.

Carlos Pintado: On Writing Nine Coins/Nueve monedas

To celebrate the release of Nine Coins/Nueve monedas —winner of the Paz Prize for Poetry, presented by the National Poetry Series; published in both English and Spanish — we’re pleased to feature a statement from author Carlos Pintado in both English and Spanish.

Shannon Holmes: On Writing Caught Up

To celebrate the release of Caught Up — the latest from Akashic’s Infamous Books imprint — we’re pleased to feature a statement from author Shannon Holmes on exploring the undercarriage of society.

Matthew McGevna: On Writing Little Beasts

To celebrate the release of Little Beasts — the latest from our Kaylie Jones Books imprint — we’re pleased to feature a statement from author Matthew McGevna on how a real-life crime inspired his debut novel.

Kaylie Jones: On Writing The Anger Meridian

To celebrate the release of The Anger Meridian, we’re pleased to feature a statement from author Kaylie Jones on creating an unreliable narrator who’s forced to make a life-altering decision.


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